The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 97 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 25 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 1.45% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.01% 7.66% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 19
Median daily rate £275 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £390 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £111.00 £17.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.40 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
499 483 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.78% 18.99% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 234 225
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £221 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 66 29
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £35.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -1 17 £275 +61.76% 1
Slough +9 3 £225 -
Reading -20 1 - - 1
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) Active Directory
3 24 (64.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
4 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
6 19 (51.35%) MS Exchange
7 17 (45.95%) SQL
7 17 (45.95%) Veritas
7 17 (45.95%) Windows 7
7 17 (45.95%) NetBackup
8 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
8 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
9 15 (40.54%) Netcool
9 15 (40.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 14 (37.84%) SAN
10 14 (37.84%) HP
10 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
11 13 (35.14%) Problem Management
11 13 (35.14%) EMC
11 13 (35.14%) Citrix
11 13 (35.14%) Oracle
11 13 (35.14%) MS Office
11 13 (35.14%) MS Access
12 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (29.73%) Statistics
13 11 (29.73%) DHCP
14 10 (27.03%) DNS
14 10 (27.03%) Live Communications Server
14 10 (27.03%) DV Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (51.35%) MS Exchange
2 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (27.03%) Live Communications Server
4 7 (18.92%) IIS
4 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) SAN
2 11 (29.73%) DHCP
3 10 (27.03%) DNS
4 5 (13.51%) Unified Communications
5 3 (8.11%) Wireless
6 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (5.41%) VoIP
6 2 (5.41%) VPN
6 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.70%) Internet
7 1 (2.70%) IPX
7 1 (2.70%) LAN
7 1 (2.70%) MPLS
7 1 (2.70%) Network Security
7 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (35.14%) MS Access
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Messaging Support
5 4 (10.81%) Server Support
5 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server Support
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Statistics
2 9 (24.32%) Clustering
3 8 (21.62%) Fat Client
3 8 (21.62%) Thin Client
4 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
4 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.41%) Replication
6 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
5 17 (45.95%) Windows 7
6 6 (16.22%) Unix
6 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (13.51%) Solaris
8 1 (2.70%) Linux
8 1 (2.70%) NetWare
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Problem Management
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.81%) High Availability
4 4 (10.81%) Release Management
5 2 (5.41%) Change Control
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Data Management
6 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) CCA
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCP
System Software
1 32 (86.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.11%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.41%) XenServer
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (45.95%) NetBackup
2 15 (40.54%) Netcool
2 15 (40.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (24.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (21.62%) Unicenter
5 2 (5.41%) EdgeSight
5 2 (5.41%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (5.41%) SCOM
6 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Veritas
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (37.84%) HP
4 13 (35.14%) Citrix
4 13 (35.14%) EMC
4 13 (35.14%) Oracle
5 9 (24.32%) Intel Security
6 8 (21.62%) Meridio
7 5 (13.51%) VMware
8 2 (5.41%) AppSense
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco
9 1 (2.70%) Aruba
9 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.70%) Lotus
9 1 (2.70%) Novell
9 1 (2.70%) Sophos